Active Shooter Preparedness

To keep the LSU community informed about what to do in the event of an active shooter situation on campus, it is imperative to watch the DHS Active Shooter Preparedness video

Figure out the situation:

  • What is going on?
  • Where is it happening?
  • Who is doing it?

Use all of your senses in your assessment— and do it quickly. Trust Your Intuition – your “gut” feeling!

Once you figure out what is going on, you’ll be better prepared to select one or more of the described actions described in the RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. paradigm. 

Active Violence Preparedness:

Mass attacks in crowds can happen anywhere at anytime. Acts of active violence includes individuals utilizing weapons such as knives, fires, drones or other weapons. It can also include the use of a vehicle to cause injury to individuals, or the use of improvised explosive devices (IED). 

Be sure to famaliarize yourself with tips on protecting yourself and others from a mass attack.